Family Promise Announces New CEO

January 20, 2023 | National News

The Family Promise Board of Trustees is thrilled to announce Cheryl Schuch, CEO of Family Promise of Grand Rapids (MI), as the new CEO of Family Promise National. She will begin her new role on March 1 after a transition from her Affiliate.  “Cheryl brings an extraordinary combination of vision, …

Housing News This Week

January 13, 2023 | National News, Uncategorized

Boston doctor has dedicated long-tenured career to treating city’s unhoused community Since the 1980s, Dr. Jim O’Connell has been caring for the unhoused population of Boston in a critical way, one with perhaps little if any precedent. What began as a year-long assignment prior to plans to begin a prestigious …

Family Promise Ramps Up Expansion Efforts

January 12, 2023 | Affiliate News

Family Promise recently welcomed a new Affiliate, Family Promise of the Big Bend. Formerly known as Big Bend Housing Coalition, the organization will officially adopt its new name on March 9, 2023. Family Promise of Big Bend joins a network of 200 Affiliates backed by national best practices and resources.  …

Clayton® Donates New Home to Family Promise of Lubbock, TX to Support Local Families Experiencing Homelessness

January 3, 2023 | Press Releases

The new off-site built home will be part of the non-profit’s transitional housing program, helping housing-insecure families in Lubbock County achieve long-term independence. LUBBOCK, TX, December 21, 2022 –  Clayton, a national builder of attainable housing, and Family Promise, a national nonprofit aimed at preventing family homelessness, are helping families …

This Family Promise Staff Member Uses His Role to Help Asylum-Seeking Families

November 28, 2022 | Uncategorized

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities.  Adam Monaghan started at Family Promise of Greater Wichita (KS) five years ago as an administrative specialist, focusing on creating organizational and administrative infrastructure for the then-new Affiliate. In 2019, …

Trending Housing News

November 15, 2022 | Uncategorized

Renters experiencing eviction rates above pre-pandemic levels nationwide  Evictions are returning to and in some locations surpassing pre-pandemic rates as federal assistance for rent is running out amidst an uncertain economic forecast. According to an October census survey, approximately 7.8 million reported themselves behind on the same month’s rent. Even …

Family Promise Appoints John Ferrie to Board of Trustees

November 11, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

SUMMIT, NJ, NOVEMBER 11, 2022— Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, today announced the appointment of John Ferrie to the organization’s board of trustees.  Ferrie is a Director of Legal at YouTube, the world’s leading video platform. As a member of the senior …

Night Without a Bed Social Media Campaign Successfully Raises Awareness of Family Homelessness in the U.S.

November 9, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

The national nonprofit raised over $120,000 through a social media event to support housing-insecure families. SUMMIT, NJ, NOVEMBER 9, 2022 – Family homelessness is an invisible crisis that is often hidden from our view– these families are living in shelters, cars, campgrounds, or doubled up in overcrowded apartments. Leading national nonprofit, …

Here’s Proof DEIA Teaches Valuable Lessons

October 18, 2022 | Uncategorized

This article is by Mitch Petit-Frere, Director of Brand and Marketing at Family Promise National. – I can’t stop thinking about the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) panel at Family Promise’s Las Vegas Symposium. After the moderator went through her list of questions for the panelists, she opened the floor …

There’s No Place Like Home: Learn About This Family Promise Community Member’s Full-Circle Experience

October 12, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. When Cordell Rolle first started volunteering for Family Promise of Brevard (FL), he never would have guessed how instrumental the organization would be in his life. Following a stint in …

Family Promise Hosts NJ Symposium

October 6, 2022 | National News

Family Promise hosted a Symposium last month that saw Affiliate members from across the country gather in Morristown, NJ, for three days of collaboration, networking, and learning.  “Attendees from across the country made new connections, laughed, studied, and then returned to their offices to put their new learnings into practice,” …

Family Promise to Host Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge to Raise Awareness of Family Homelessness

October 4, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. SUMMIT, NJ, OCTOBER 4, 2022– Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 22, 2022. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that …